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How to disable last seen time on WhatsApp


Do you want to hide your last seen date from your WhatsApp contacts? Do you have someone on your contact list that’s monitoring your activities on WhatsApp and you don’t want him/her to know when last you were online? Do you want only your WhatsApp contact  to know when last came online and not everybody? Do people quarrel with you for reading their messages but not replying to them? Don’t worry because I am here to the rescue. After reading this article, you will be able to disable or hide WhatsApp “Last Seen” feature.
As we all know that Facebook has acquired WhatsApp in a 19 billion American Dollars deal. Well, one of the new Privacy features WhatsApp introduced is disabling Whatsapp Last Seen. Previously, you are required to download a third party app to disable the last seen feature, but now the feature comes in built in the new version of WhatsApp.

How to disable WhatsApp last seen feature

Android user can disable the last seen without external application by following these steps:

1. Launch WhatsApp
2. Go to settings

WhatsApp settings tab

3. Go to Account

WhatsApp account tab

4. Go to privacy

WhatsApp privacy tab

5. “Last seen” you have to choose

WhatsApp Last Seen

a. Everyone b. My Contacts c. Nobody

WhatsApp Last seen option

The choice is yours.

About WhatsApp

NOTE: These updates on the privacy settings are active on the latest version of the WhatsApp (Version 2.11.184). This updated version is still available at Google Play Store. So you need to download WhatsApp from

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Ikechukwu MaxkDAVE

Ikechukwu Onu is a technical writer, product designer, front-end dev, and digital junkie with a profound interest in all things tech, especially Android. When he isn’t designing or writing killer content, reviewing gadgets or products, you’ll find him answering tech support questions from friends and family, going out for outreach, hang out with friends, or eating my snacks while watching Netflix. #Maxkdave #InfoKid EMAIL:


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